Pirate Cove

Drake Bay, Osa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Resort
Prices starting from $60.00

Travel Blogs from Drake Bay

Bahia Drake, Marine Wildlife Safari & a "wedding".

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places


... activities director gave her a beautiful bouquet of flowers to carry. Amanda was also the photographer and I took a few myself. Captain Pinto “remarried” this lovely couple and after their vows we toasted with excellent champagne. This special event, which had me in tears of course, was held on the sky bridge of the ship at sunset. Not long after the "wedding" a full moon came up. I ...

Tropical Abominable Snowman and shaking verandah.

A travel blog entry by swanning_around


... the best part is that it has 7 kilometres of easy to walk trails which provide shade most of the day. We spent between 6 and 8 hours each day pottering along them, only occasionally passing another walker. There is so much life, insects, iguanas, birds, Peccaries and Sloths. We were lucky enough to spot a Pygmy Kingfisher, no larger than a Sparrow, a snake which I thought was a green Iguana until I zoomed in with the camera, and a Night Jar, the Common Pauraque. We were sad ...

Pura Vida. Costa Rica #1

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida


... hostel waiting for the bus to the beach. I screamed and woke up half the bus. We stayed at Hostel Vista Serena, which is a top pick according to the bible that is Lonely Planet, and with good reason... The hostel is set in the mountains, with the terrace overlooking the coastline giving a great panoramic view to enjoy from the hammocks.

We dumped our bags and took the short bus ride to the beach where we joined the ...

The many transfers to Drake Bay

A travel blog entry by sojanet


... had told us to book in advance- and we did-, may not happen, and even less likely on the days we requested?? That we'd nee to report to him each day if we didn't want to dine at the finca?? And a bunch of other stuff. It was too much. We just knew it was not a good fit and didn't get a good vibe. So we had to make the *************.

20 minutes later, we were back in a taxi with our luggage, headed to Cabinas Murillo, ...

Where the Jungle meets the Ocean

A travel blog entry by kingy2


... kind of works. Stroll into 'town' for a nose around, this is really remote. The book does say only intrepid travellers get this far and that seems about right. There are a few restaurants and a supermarket but not much else, plus the supermarket is basic to say the least. We have a beer and pick up a few essential supplies before a lazy afternoon sat in the garden where you can see, Macaws (they always seem to fly in pairs), toucans, monkeys, sloths, etc, etc. Tea was a stroll ...

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